Pixel 2, or Pixel 2 XL? Given the issues with the display and steep price on Google's larger 2017 flagship, this isn't the easy call we might all have thought going in. Which should you get? Unsurprisingly, it comes down to your priorities and budget.
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Shane Horne The Pixel 2 has the best Smartphone Camera on the market and It's believed by many, I don't know how your living under a rock😂😂👏
( Edit: Also, one of the main selling points for the Pixel 2 and also the original Pixel was the camera 😂😂 )
pro and cons to both. smaller 2 is one handable which is really nice, but cons being that lower resolution in comparison to the bigger one and that smaller battery. I mean 5 inches isnt too bad, its just smaller then what im used to by .5inchs. But price wise if i went with the smaller one id save $200, which i find odd because the original pixels going up in size only cost you $150, so why this year they grabbing $50 more. Bigger xl is better tho, since they fixed the screen issue in software it seems best to go for the xl, yeah your paying more but you get a bigger screen by 1" which is massive in comparison. Also a bigger battery so with googles software the bigger is the better of the two. So id get the xl version, just overall right for me since i watch alot of videos on my phone.
Had Pixel 2 and now have 2 xl. I have noticed that the 2 xl stutters when scrolling web pages. It looks great and the bigger screen is welcome but the 2 feels better made and screen is also superior. The screen on 2 xl can also be unresponsive at times. 2 xl feels a bit plasticey and a bit like a Fisher Price toy! It is a cool phone though.
thatonebooknerd does it seem smoother than the iPhone? I always hated our Samsung bloatWare phones at Work. Glad they switched to iPhones. But, I’m thinking about trying the pixel out for personal use. It just felt a little cheap in my hands compared to other phones.
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I guess people like the pixel because of the screen size. They both have the same features its just a bigger screen size. But if they both have the same functions why is it a big deal. Save some money and get the small phone. Plus i am coming from an samsung galaxy core prime to this phone. Its a big diffrence for me hahah lol
I went with the Pixel 2 after having used a iPhone 6+. While I liked the bigger size and longer battery life, I didn't like the bulkiness of the phone. I like a small phone that fits in the pocket. I saw that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL had the same hardware specs other than screen size, so I went with the Pixel 2. I glad I did, for I noticed the XL is having some screen issues (which I'm sure Google will iron out, but it's still a hassle for people who already own the phone. So far I love this phone, for the camera is great, the Android OS is fast and Google doesn't put on bloatware that most other phone companies do. I personally think face recognition is not perfected yet and it should be funny seeing people looking into the iPhone X phones, but don't get me wrong iPhones are still good phones. It's just a personal choice of what kind of phone features that one is looking for.
lvlaple4Ever ????? that's subjective because i get the feeling that you didn't try nougat at all. Also featureless and horrible quality controls????
Have you even held a Pixel 2 in your life and even used one before??? 😂😂👏
I'm having a problem with my Pixel XL 2, can you see if yours does this I haven't seen anyone report on this yet... When I Facebook and you come across a meme but it's a video one, when tapping on the picture it disappears!!! Can you confirm this please and if not do you have a possible fix to this??
Yes, it's also a phone from 2012 - 2015 apparently, despite the fact that even the first bezeless phone was released late 2016 and all the others (which aren't even *that* many to begin with) all appeared in 2017. But hey, you can't fix stupid, so there's that...
Thanks for making this video. The 2 XL has gotten all of the attention so it's nice to see a comparison with the smaller option. AND it's good to see a reviewer consider the hand fit. Smaller phones fit human hands better... I'll take that over a larger 2:1 bezelless display.
I always wish that when comparisons like this are done people at least use the same wallpaper. Small nit, but it's picked. For me, I would prefer an HTC built phone over LG - I don't mind the bezels (have Pixel 1) - and I prefer a smaller form-factor, but that battery would likely convince to go for the XL alone.
S8 Wi-Fi download speed test slower than iPhone5. Tried on 2 s8's and s8+. They're all dual SIM. I can't find people with the same problem online. I'm thinking it's because most people who do tests and post online are people from regions where they only have single SIM. Any thoughts can someone try with an s8 single sim vs s8 dual SIM?
Skipping both is the wisest. Note 8 isn't worth 940, iPhone X isn't worth 1000, V30 not for 830 and Pixels especially not worthed their price. We should stop manufacturers turning us into addictive 🐑. Too much commercials isn't healthy for most it seems.
I have the Pixel 2 and love it. I reckon I would be happy with either phone but the larger phone is $320 more expensive here and I'm not paying $1400 AUD for a phone. Not this year anyway. And the larger phone wasn't in stock so my choice was easy.
Shoaib Ahmed it will last all day for me with around 5 hours screen on time outdoors on 4G. Indoors on WiFi it will last all day with around 8 hours screen on time. It can go for 2 days with less screen on time but that's not my normal usage.
Khalid Summerfield you never notice bezels when you're using the phone. The battery is pretty legit, I am a semi-heavy user and I don't charge every day. And if you do need to charge, it's always done in about 45 minutes from >10%
Heinrich Hoffmann ok good to know i kinda understand the bezeless trend but i think they should release a one-hande usable device besides the s8 all other 18:9 devices are just too big in my opinion, not that i can not use them but i prefer onehanded use..
Mr. PoopyButthole my last device was the iPhone 6s plus 5,5'. I love the smaller display of the pixel2. With Android 8.0 Oreo it's the perfect combo. And the display has issues 😜😜. Normally I'm a pure Apple user and I bought only iPhones since the 3G. The pixel2 is my first Android device ever. It could not be better. 😜😍😃
Isaiah Thomas I don't think the bezels are ugly on the Pixel 2. But everyone has their own preference. Google Support straight from the Pixel 2 settings and top tier support agents make the Pixel 2 a great choice.
LeGoogle Chrome no doubt, won't argue with you about that. But I can live with it. It really doesn't take away from the user experience.
No burn-in's either on my device. But even if the burn-ins appear. Probably won't notice it. I didn't with the original Pixel XL. Didn't even know, until someone said the original Pixel XL had burn-in's.
MrrQuackers You're welcome. When it comes to mobile games by the way, I think monument valley 2 launched yesterday. That's the sequel to the game they used to showcase the Nexus 6. It's really really good, but it does cost a few bucks. Just a random recommendation.
# 0ne doesn't have dual cameras yet it's the best camera of the year, more people are caring less about the headphone jack such as myself, Wireless charging would have been nice yet it still needs more advancement.